Events Calendar

27 Jan
Event Type

Lectures, Symposia, Etc.

Topic

Health & Wellness, Diversity, Campus & Community

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs

University Unit
Department of Bioengineering
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Bioengineering Graduate Seminar: Carrie Benson, M.Ed.

My Voice Has Power: A Bystander Intervention Discussion

Carrie Benson, M.Ed.
Senior Manager for Prevention and Education
Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
University of Pittsburgh

Abstract:  This discussion-based session is designed to help community members recognize and respond to harassment and discrimination on a college campus. Participants will learn and share tips for how to intervene or act as an ally. Case scenarios will be discussed throughout the session.

Bio:  Carrie (she/her) currently serves as the Senior Manager for Prevention and Education within the Title IX Office. She is responsible for ensuring that faculty, staff, and students are engaged in conversations around identifying, preventing, and responding to sexual misconduct. Carrie joined Pitt as a Title IX Specialist in May 2015. Previously, she was the Assistant Director of Campus Life at Carlow University. Carrie has worked in higher education for the last twelve years. She has experience working in diversity and inclusion, student affairs and service-learning. She earned her master’s degree in education from Pitt in 2012.

Thursday, January 27 at 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Benedum Hall, Room 157
3700 O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Bioengineering Graduate Seminar: Carrie Benson, M.Ed.

My Voice Has Power: A Bystander Intervention Discussion

Carrie Benson, M.Ed.
Senior Manager for Prevention and Education
Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
University of Pittsburgh

Abstract:  This discussion-based session is designed to help community members recognize and respond to harassment and discrimination on a college campus. Participants will learn and share tips for how to intervene or act as an ally. Case scenarios will be discussed throughout the session.

Bio:  Carrie (she/her) currently serves as the Senior Manager for Prevention and Education within the Title IX Office. She is responsible for ensuring that faculty, staff, and students are engaged in conversations around identifying, preventing, and responding to sexual misconduct. Carrie joined Pitt as a Title IX Specialist in May 2015. Previously, she was the Assistant Director of Campus Life at Carlow University. Carrie has worked in higher education for the last twelve years. She has experience working in diversity and inclusion, student affairs and service-learning. She earned her master’s degree in education from Pitt in 2012.

Thursday, January 27 at 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Benedum Hall, Room 157
3700 O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

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